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Application of a hepatitis E transmission model to assess intervention strategies in a displaced persons camp in Uganda

Mercer, Geoffry; Siddiqui, M R

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Hepatitis E virus is an enterically transmitted disease that mainly effects people in developing countries. It is known to spread through exposure to contaminated water sources (Balayan, 1997) and is also thought to spread through person-to-person transmission (Teshale et al., 2010). In recent years there have been outbreaks in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Sudan (Boccia et al., 2006; Guthmann et al., 2006) and Uganda (Siddiqui, 2010). In IDP camps interventions such as...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25187
Source: Proceedings of MODSIM 2011 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation

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